“Sleeping Child”: a song for all our children…

Sleepin Child Collage FY

Sleeping Child” is a single by the Danish soft rock band Michael Learns to Rock, from the 1993 album Colours.  We at “The Forever Years” love this song!  It epitomises our ethos that all the children of the world are our children.  We are all part of the Global Family.  Those of us who are adults in this family have a duty and responsibility towards all our children, particularly those who are vulnerable.  How would the world look if all our adults took a serious and personal interest in this responsibility?

We have created a “Forever Years Video” to go with these lyrics (click below).  The lyrics to the song Sleeping Child” were written by Jascha Richter and are printed below, after the video. We will also include this song on our “Music” page, where you can find other songs which we feel represent “The Forever Years”.    Sit back and enjoy!  We dedicate this, along with our blog, to our Global Family and Children…

The Milky Way upon the heavens
Is twinkling just for you
And Mr. Moon, he came by
To say goodnight to you

I’ll sing for you, I’ll sing for mother
We’re praying for the world
And for the people everywhere
Gonna show them all we care

Oh, my sleeping child the world’s so wild
But you’ve built your own paradise
That’s one reason why
I’ll cover you, sleeping child

If all the people around the world
They had a mind like yours
We’d have no fighting and no wars
There would be lasting peace on Earth

If all the kings and all the leaders
Could see you here this way
They would hold the Earth in their arms
They would learn to watch you play

Oh, my sleeping child the world’s so wild
But you’ve built your own paradise
That’s one reason why
I’ll cover you, sleeping child

I’m gonna cover my sleeping child
Keep you away from the world so wild
Keep you away from the world
Away from the world so wild

Oh, my sleeping child the world’s so wild
But you’ve built your own paradise
That’s one reason why
I’ll cover you, sleeping child

Oh, my sleeping child the world’s so wild
But you’ve built your own paradise
That’s one reason why
I’ll cover you, sleeping child

Bear bub FY

The Sleeping Children Around the World online community

SCAW logo pms
“The Forever Years” has discovered this great charity for helping children to sleep around the world: “Sleeping Children Around the World”.
Sleeping Children Around the World (SCAW) donations provide bedkits to children of any race and/or religion who will benefit the most; typically being located in underdeveloped and developing countries.

No portion of a bedkit donation is spent on administration — 100% reaches a needy child. Each *$35 donation (Canadian funds) provides a bedkit that consists of a mat or mattress, pillow, sheet, blanket, mosquito net (if applicable), clothes outfit, and school supplies. Bedkit contents vary from country to country depending upon local needs.

Since its founding by Murray and Margaret Dryden in 1970, SCAW has raised over $23 million to provide bedkits for children in 33 countries. In 2009 SCAW reached their millionth child.

Every child is photographed with the bedkit, showing the donor’s name/country (or special occasion message) on a label.

Each photograph is then mailed back to the original donor, providing a timeless way for the donor to remember the child who so greatly benefited from their generosity.

Follow link: http://scaw.thankyou4caring.org/

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